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Wed Jun 26, 2019, 12:35 AM

Same-sex couple in child custody battle after split: Oklahoma Supreme Court issues landmark ruling

Source: Tulsa World

The Oklahoma Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling Tuesday establishing when the nonbiological parent formerly in a same-sex relationship could seek custody, visitation and support of a child.

“Consistent with the best interests of children in similar scenarios, we hold that non-biological same-sex parents may attain complete parity with biological parents,” the court said in an 8-1 ruling.

The case originated in Tulsa County.

Lori Schnedler and Heather Nicole Lee were a couple for about 10 years before Oklahoma began recognizing same-sex marriages in 2014, according to the ruling.


Read more: https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/state-and-regional/same-sex-couple-in-child-custody-battle-after-split-oklahoma/article_d71c3da3-92e0-540b-89e2-7fed5adae685.html?fbclid=IwAR2fGg33YEsDhDzvu4_vOQwTv8Bk1BhuQMEeNncm4MSx96zwK5tGhLlOrSE



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Response to Behind the Aegis (Original post)

Wed Jun 26, 2019, 12:11 PM

1. You're doing fine, Oklahoma...

O-K! (L!-A!-H!-O!-M!-A!) Leading the way, Oklahoooooo-ma! (Yeow!)


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Wed Jun 26, 2019, 07:22 PM

2. A clearly correct and nonetheless surprising decision.

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Wed Jun 26, 2019, 07:24 PM

3. importance of judges

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